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Collier, Theodore, 1902-1966



  • Existence: 1902 - 1966
  • Usage: 1902 - 1966

Biographical History

Ted Collier (1902-1966) was a Vernal, Utah native best known for his service in the South Texas mission between 1922-1924.

Ted (Theodore) Collier was born 29 October 1902, in Vernal, Utah. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the South Texas Mission from 1922 to 1924. On May 23, 1928, Ted married DeFonda Virtue Dowdle. He died June 9, 1966 of a heart attack

UPB Files, Oct. 13, 2009 (b, 1922; d. 1966; Served in South Texas Mission between 1922-1924)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

DeFonda and Theodore Collier papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7296
Scope and Contents Collection contains the Colliers's various writings throughout the years. DeFonda kept a diary from 1916 to 1998. The collection also has many letters to and from various family members. Although Theodore never kept a formal diary except while he was on his mission, his letters to children (mostly Bob and Rae Ann) essentially serve that purpose. The collection also contains photographs, appointment calendars, a tribute to Grandmother DeFonda Collier, a family bible, and other ephemera. There...
Dates: 1916-1998

Theodore Collier missionary journals

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232481348]
Identifier: MSS 2118
Scope and Contents

Account his service as a missioinary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Texas, part of the Central States Mission. He labored in Houston and several other communities in southeast Texas.

Dates: 1922-1925